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‘Mad Marko’ would be eye-catching addition to Chinese football

London (AFP) – Marko Arnautovic might not have the superstar status of China’s biggest football imports, but the volatile West Ham striker will provide goals and drama in equal measure if he completes his proposed... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, China, Sport, Soccer, West Ham, Marko Arnautovic, Afp, Marko

Defying the odds

A school in one of London's poorest boroughs aims to send 41 students to Oxford or Cambridge this year.
Tags: London, News, Oxford, Cambridge

Crave Interactive Named Top-Rated Guest Room Tablet Provider in the 2019 HotelTechAwards

London 17 January 2019 -  Crave Interactive, the world leading developer of cloud-based digital guest service solutions for hotels, today announced it has been named 2019's top-rated Guest Room Tablet provider by Hotel Tech Report, marking the second consecutive win for the technology company in the HotelTechAwards.
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A Look Inside IDEO's London Office

Employers who superficially dedicate themselves to providing some kind of employee wellness may slap a sea-shorn log over their employee's standing desks, throw a vertical garden up on the wall, lay down new hardwood floor, photograph it all in good lighting and call it an Instagrammable day #biophilic. But companies that really care do the less flashy stuff—they never underestimate the power of a good flooring finish. All images provided by IDEO In a most recent renovation to their London off...
Tags: Design, London, Ideo, Interior/exhibition Design, London Office, Venture Plank

'Defied the odds'

A school in one of London's poorest boroughs aims to send 41 students to Oxford or Cambridge this year.
Tags: London, News, Oxford, Cambridge

London state school secures 41 Oxbridge offers

A school in one of London's poorest boroughs aims to send 41 students to Oxford or Cambridge this year.
Tags: UK, London, News, Oxford, Cambridge

Winnie the black bear: Plaque for real life Pooh bear

Winnie the black bear lived at a camp on Salisbury Plain during WW1 before moving to London Zoo.
Tags: London, News, Winnie, Pooh, Salisbury Plain

Nauru doctor wins global free speech award for speaking out on offshore immigration

Nick Martin’s medical attention and advocacy saw asylum seekers transferred to Australia for treatment, but ultimately cost him his jobA doctor on Nauru who blew the whistle on the deliberate medical neglect of refugees and asylum seekers on the island has been awarded a global award for free speech.Dr Nick Martin, the former senior medical officer for International Health and Medical Services on Nauru, spoke out publicly against what he described as Australia’s “inflexible, unswerving, and sham...
Tags: Health, London, Human Rights, Australia, UK News, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Refugees, Freedom Of Speech, Nauru, Manus Island, Nick Martin, International Health and Medical Services

GOP Rep. Says He Was ‘Unaware’ Of Holocaust Denier Chuck Johnson’s ‘Previous Associations’

Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD) confirmed to TPM Wednesday that he’d had “a discussion” with Holocaust denier and right-wing troll Chuck C. Johnson in the halls of the Cannon House Office Building. In a statement Harris’ press secretary shared with TPM Wednesday evening, the congressman said he was “unaware of his previous associations.” “I am unaware of his previous associations, but we had a discussion involving his business with genetic sequencing,” the statement read. “Of course I disavow and c...
Tags: London, News, Congress, Gop, Reddit, Julian Assange, Johnson, Wikileaks, Chuck Johnson, Matt Fuller, HARRIS, Mother Jones, HuffPost, Andy Harris, Sen Rand Paul R Ky, Richard Spencer

Now Scream This: ’90s Horror Gems, the Greatest Horror Comedy Ever, and the Best ‘Resident Evil’ Movie

(Welcome to Now Scream This, a column where horror experts Chris Evangelista and Matt Donato tell you what scary, spooky, and spine-tingling movies are streaming and where you can watch them.) Matt: This week on “Now Scream This,” our theme is “Matt’s Really Tired And Needs Something Easy.” Jetlag is for real, and 2019 is already becoming a workload avalanche, so Chris graciously agreed to another freebie selection entry. Thank you, Chris. My sanity and throbbing exhaustion headache are in you...
Tags: Amazon, England, London, Movies, Horror, Features, Jon Stewart, Robert Rodriguez, Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, Alice, Chris, Clea DuVall, Matt, Shaun, Faculty

This Woman's $545 Winter Beauty Routine Is Going Viral On Reddit

Call it the Reddit effect: What started as an unassuming selfie shared by London-based YouTube vlogger Michele Manteaw showcasing her poreless skin, perfectly curled lashes, and glossy, glazed lips — has accumulated hundreds of upvotes and comments, with admirers desperate for a breakdown of the routine she titled "Glowy Winter Makeup on Dark Skin."Over 16,000 upvotes later, Manteaw tells us she never thought her post would drum up so much interest. "The original Reddit post was actually made o...
Tags: Fashion, Music, London, Youtube, Reddit, Michele Manteaw, Manteaw

Southampton rocked as Derby win FA Cup shoot-out

London (AFP) – Southampton’s dismal season hit a new low as the Premier League strugglers were dumped out of the FA Cup by second tier Derby after a penalty shoot-out on Wednesday. In a third... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Southampton, Derby, Afp, AFP Southampton

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Gives Speech After Winning No-Confidence Vote

(LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Wednesday to remain in office — but saw more of her power ebb away as she battled to keep Brexit on track after lawmakers demolished her European Union divorce deal. May won a narrow victory, 325 votes to 306 votes, on…
Tags: London, News, Uncategorized, European Union, Theresa May, Parliament, Brexit, Theresa, U.K, Onetime

British Prime Minister Theresa May says politicians must "put self-interest aside" and reach consensus on Brexit plan.

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May says politicians must "put self-interest aside" and reach consensus on Brexit plan. [Author: [email protected]]
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Loyle Carner feat. Rebel Kleff + Kiko Bun: You Don’t Know

Loyle Carner (aka Benjamin Coyle-Larner) moonlights as an observant server, bartender, security guard and cab driver in the video for “You Don’t Know.” Watching over his mother (played by his real-life mom) as she goes on a few dates—some good and some not so. Throughout, Carner raps about his own dating fears—particularly losing trust and love as time goes on. It’s a clever and sweet …
Tags: Design, London, Culture, Hip-hop, British, Listenup, Loyle Carner, Carner, Kleff Kiko Bun, Benjamin Coyle Larner

Meghan Markle Just Broke Her Biggest Beauty Rule — & It Looks Good

Ariana Grande, Melania Trump, and Meghan Markle are three famous women with nothing in common — or so you'd think. Look a little closer, and you'll see there's one quality the unlikely trio shares: They all largely stick to their own individual beauty uniforms, with Markle's involving a low bun, lightly contoured blush, and a neutral, usually glossy lip color.But on Wednesday night in London, while out with Prince Harry to see Cirque du Soleil, Markle switched things up by pairing her sparkly m...
Tags: Fashion, Music, England, London, Harry, Sussex, Queen Elizabeth Ii, Martin, Markle, Sophie Turner, MEGHAN MARKLE, Roland Mouret, Daniel Martin, Ariana Grande Melania Trump, Cirque du Soleil Markle

Boeing leads $14M funding round for Isotropic Systems to boost satellite links

London-based Isotropic Systems, a startup that is developing flat-panel antennas and high-throughput terminals for satellite communications, says it has raised $14 million in a Series A financing round led by Boeing HorizonX Ventures. Isotropic’s user terminals take advantage of optical beam steering, which lets its terminals connect with several different satellites without increasing cost or complexity. The company says its technology will help clear a path for low-cost, mass-market broadband...
Tags: Science, London, Boeing, Isotropic Systems, Boeing HorizonX Ventures Isotropic

How authentic and alternative accommodations are fuelling the UK traveller

London - Ever dreamt of staying in a lodge to observe wildlife in its natural habitat? Or of spending a holiday in an idyllic country house to reconnect with nature? Research from has uncovered that one fifth of UK travellers (26%)* plan to stay in one of the aforementioned types of accommodation in 2019.
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Fashion Hates Brexit: 5 Slogan Tees To Show Your Solidarity

And so the Brexit saga continues.After Theresa May 's historic loss last night, in which her deal for leaving the EU was rejected in the House of Commons by 432 votes to 202, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn tabled a no-confidence motion in her government. Members of Parliament will be debating this topic today before yet another vote, leaving none of us – even the MPs – any the wiser about Britain's place in Europe. The British Fashion Council (BFC), meanwhile, has publicly called for a second refe...
Tags: Europe, Fashion, Music, UK, London, Eu, European Union, Britain, Theresa May, Labour, House Of Commons, Vivienne Westwood, Parliament, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, London Fashion Week

Love is in the bin exhibit

If you thought you heard everything there was to be said about Banksy’s infamous “Girl with Balloon” picture, which was spontaneously shredded in the midst of its auction in London last October, think again. With the three-quarters of the work shredded and dangling out of the frame, the piece is now entitled “Love is in the Bin”, and is garnering more attention than ever before. Next month, it will be exhibited for the first time at Museum Frieder Burda in Baden-Baden, Germany. ...
Tags: Travel, London, Germany, Banksy, Kiev, All, Banksy art, Museum Frieder Burda, Baden Baden Germany View, Henning Schaper

ORRR-DUHHH: Britain Parliament speaker seeks to calm debate

LONDON (AP) — The speaker of the House of Commons is usually taken for granted, except for those rare moments when Britain is having a legislative meltdown and Parliament gets center stage. And for the Brexit crisis, you might say that the current speaker, John Bercow, is made to ORRR-DUHHH. As a rambunctious Parliament is […]
Tags: London, News, Ap, Britain, Nation, House Of Commons, John Bercow, Parliament, ORRR DUHHH, Britain Parliament

Email security company Tessian is closing in on a $40M round led by Sequoia Capital

Continuing a trend that VCs here in London tell me is seeing an increasing amount of deal-flow in Europe attract the interest of top-tier Silicon Valley venture capital firms, TechCrunch has learned that email security provider Tessian is the latest to raise from across the pond. According to multiple sources, the London-based company has closed a Series B round led by Sequoia Capital. I understand that the deal could be announced within a matter of weeks, and that the round size is in the regio...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Europe, Balderton Capital, London, Tech, Silicon Valley, Sequoia Capital, Imperial College, Tim Sadler Tom Adams, Tessian, Ed Bishop Tessian

British PM May wins no-confidence vote, but is still beset by Brexit

By JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Wednesday to remain in office — but saw more of her power ebb away as she battled to keep Brexit on track after lawmakers demolished her European Union divorce deal. May won a narrow victory, 325 votes to 306 votes, on an opposition motion seeking to topple her government and trigger a general election. Now it’s back to Brexit, where May is caught between the rock of her ow...
Tags: Europe, Business, London, News, France, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Uncategorized, Eu, Sport, European Union, World news, Britain, Soccer, Theresa May, Labour

Theresa May Survives No-Confidence Vote After Brexit Deal Backfires

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government has survived a no-confidence vote called after May’s Brexit deal was overwhelmingly rejected by lawmakers. The House of Commons expressed confidence in the government by 325 votes to 306, meaning May can remain in office. Had the government lost, Britain would have faced an election within weeks while preparing to leave the European Union on March 29. Despite the reprieve, May faces a monumental struggle to find a way out of her cou...
Tags: London, News, Eu, European Union, World news, Ap, Britain, Theresa May, House Of Commons, Parliament, Brexit, Summer Concepcion

Bielsa admits Leeds spied on all opponents this season

London (AFP) – Leeds United’s iconic Argentine manager Marcelo Bielsa admitted on Wednesday he has spied on training sessions of all the Yorkshire side’s opponents this season, adding more fuel to the debate over the... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Yorkshire, Leeds, Marcelo Bielsa, Afp, Bielsa, AFP Leeds United

Bowmark appoints Adcock as partner and portfolio management head

London-based Bowmark Capital, a mid-market private equity firm, has named Simon Adcock as a partner and head of portfolio management. Adock is a former senior portfolio director at Lloyds Development Capital. PRESS RELEASE Bowmark Capital, the mid-market private equity firm, has appointed Simon Adcock as a partner and head of portfolio management. Simon brings over 20 years’ experience in corporate advisory and management roles and was previously senior portfolio director at Lloyds Development C...
Tags: UK, London, Trends, People, Deloitte, Simon, UK US, Continental Europe, Adcock, Bowmark, Bowmark Capital, Caroline Cecil Associates, Bowmark Capital Partners VI, Simon Adcock, Adock, Lloyds Development Capital PRESS

Why The National Theatres In The British Isles Are So Fraught (And Fought Over)

“In London, it is possible to stage a state-of-the-nation play while remaining vague about the nation you mean. Not so elsewhere.” Just ask the folks at the national theatres of Scotland, Wales, and Ireland — the latter two of which are currently caught up in arguments that go right to the heart of their “national” status. — The Guardian
Tags: Art, London, Theatre, Ireland, Scotland Wales, 01.15.19

A map of London's most toxic breathing spots

Dirty air is an invisible killer, but an effective one.More than 9,000 people die prematurely in London each year due to air pollution, a recent study estimates.This map visualizes the worst places to breathe in Central London. The Great Smog of 1952 London used to be famous for its 'pea-soupers': combinations of smoke and fog caused by burning coal for power and heating. All that changed after the Great Smog of 1952, when weather conditions created a particularly dense and persistent layer...
Tags: Health, Google, UK, New York, London, Thames, Eu, History, Beijing, Pollution, United Kingdom, Innovation, Environmentalism, Air, Victoria, Khan

Brits in Spain see glimmer of hope in UK Brexit vote drubbing

Jávea (Spain) (AFP) - On the sun-drenched eastern coast of Spain where British pensioners and business-owners are uncertain for their futures as Brexit ticks closer, the crushing parliamentary defeat of Theresa May's EU divorce deal has sparked a glimmer of hope. "This might not happen," Lyle Starritt told AFP, the day after May suffered a historic drubbing in the House of Commons on Tuesday, when MPs rejected the deal she struck with the European Union. Britons interviewed by AFP, all of whom...
Tags: London, News, Eu, Spain, Britain, House Of Commons, Madrid, Brexit, Afp, Jávea Spain, European Union Britons, UK Brexit, Lyle Starritt

Shocking new details emerge in story involving gay couple caught having orgy on subway train

24-year-old Nicholas Mullan and his 35-year-old boyfriend George Mason pled guilty this week to one count each of "outraging public decency".
Tags: London, Sex, Subway, Life, Lifestyle, Public Indecency, Underground, Ad Friendly, Queerty, George Mason, HungYoungBrit, Nicholas Mullan